There is currently a vacancy for a Parish Councillor. If you are interested in working with us to make a difference to our community, please contact the Clerk by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Cononley Parish Council consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced councillors. Allow us to introduce them to you on this page.
7 Highgate Croft
Tel: 07709 410850
Nick is the Chair of the Parish Council. He is a member of the Allotments Committee and the Employment Committee. He is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts and is the Parish Councillor representative on the Yorkshire Local Councils Association.
As a relatively new resident of Cononley, Nick is keen to take an active role in the community, provide help and support where he can and get to know people in the village.
He is a keen walker (he and his wife have two cocker spaniels), enjoys most sports and spending time with family and friends.
St John's House
Tel: 01535 635238
Kath is a member of the Allotments Committee. She is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts. Kath is a Parish Council representative to the Yorkshire Local Councils Association.
Kath wanted to be on the Parish Council because it gives her an opportunity to try and make a difference about the things that are important to the residents and community of Cononley.
Tel: 01535 632918
Mike is a member of the Allotments Committee and is a Sole Trustee for the Cononley Village Institute Trust and the Cononley Village Playing Fields Trust. He is a Sole Trustee Representative on the Cononley Village Institute Advisory Committee.
Mike is the newest member of the Parish Council.
1 Aireside Avenue
Tel: 07902 028974
Helen is a member of the Allotments Committee and the Employment Committee. She is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts.
Helen is Cononley born and bred and has lived in the village her whole life (apart from 3 years away at university). As well as living in the village, Helen runs her dog walking and training business in and around Cononley so is keen to be a part of the village as it progresses and to ensure it remains a friendly and pleasant place to live and work.
The Coach House
Tel: 07947 818816
Robert is a member of the Allotments Committee and the Employment Committee. He is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts. Robert is a Sole Trustee representative on the Village iInstitute Advisory Committee.
Robert has lived in Cononley since 1994. He has 50 years’ experience in journalism and public relations and currently teaches at Leeds Beckett University.
He is looking forward to helping his Parish Council colleagues deal with the many new challenges that a more populated village will be facing in the future.
17 Crag View
Tel: 07858 939078
Dan is a member of the Allotments Committeeand the Employment Committee. He is a Sole Trustee for the Village Institute and Playing Field Trusts.
Dan wanted to become a parish councillor as he cares about local issues and wanted to get involved with the local community. As a father of a young child at Cononley Primary School. he is sure he can bring a different perspective to the committee.
Clerk and RFO to Cononley Parish Council
Tel: 01535 635046
Helen has overseas experience of working with Councils and on her return to the UK in 2012, was keen to use her skills to support the work of the Parish Council and to contribute to the vibrant life of the village community.